Democrats hold on to Texas House seat in San Antonio special election runoff

Democrats kept control of a Texas House seat Tuesday night, holding off another push by the state’s top Republicans to flip a solidly blue district in a special election runoff.

With all precincts reporting, Democrat Ray Lopez defeated Republican Fred Rangel, 58 percent to 42 percent, according to unofficial returns. Rangel called Lopez to concede minutes after the final results came in.

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